Chinese film festival to be launched in Myanmar major cities

09:55, May 31, 2011      

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A Chinese film festival will be launched in both Myanmar's new capital of Nay Pyi Taw and the former capital of Yangon next month under the culture exchange program of Myanmar and China, according to the Culture Counselor of the Chinese Embassy Gao Hua here Monday.

The Chinese film week of its kind, which will last from June 11 to 17, will be the first since 2006.

Five films -- "Walking to School", "Bodyguards and Assassins", "Jing Tian Dong Di", "Confucius" and "Sky Fighters" featuring the stories of 2008 Sichun earthquake, Chinese air force history, Chinese Kongfu, a boy of Lisu nationality will be on the screen alternately in the two major cities.

Myanmar and China have been cooperating in the movie sector with Myanmar films participating in film festivals held annually in China.

Three Myanmar films had earlier entered several Chinese film festivals, namely "Master of Flowers" in 2001, "The Hearts of the Givers" in September 2004's Yinchuan Film Festival and the third " Mystery of the Snow Story" in the Chinese Golden Rooster Hundred Flower Film Festival held in Sanya City, Hainan province in November 2005.

In 2007, Myanmar took part in a Chinese film festival held in Suzhou with the film " Hexagon ", while in 2009, the country joined the 18th China Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival in China's Jiangxi, Nanchang with two Myanmar movies -- " Piece of String" and "Myaw Lint Chin Myar Swar" (Much Expectation) .

In October 2010, Myanmar took part in the 19th China Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival with one movie "Shade of Past" in Jiang Yin, China's Jiangsu Province.

In the latest development, Myanmar and China will cooperate in shooting high standard films in a bid to promote the film industry of the two countries.

Source: Xinhua

 
 
     
 
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